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Chiefess Kamakahelei, Ali‘i Nui o Kaua‘i

By Léo Azambuja Kaua‘i Museum Executive Director Chucky Boy Chock is seen here with a painting of Chiefess Kamakahelei, in exhibit at the museum. The painting was done by Evelyn Ritter, who has portrayed several chiefs and royalty also in exhibit at Kaua‘i Museum in Lihu‘e. Chiefess Kamakahelei ruled over Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau [...]

By | 2017-03-01T12:39:11+00:00 March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Uncle Charlie’s Throw Nets

By Léo Azambuja Uncle Charlie demonstrates how to throw net at Smith’s Beach in Anahola. It’s a hot midsummer afternoon in Anahola. Charles Blake Pereira, better known as “Uncle Charlie,” is standing at the edge of the water at Smith’s Beach, his eyes focused on the shorebreak. “It’s gonna take a while to [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:28+00:00 August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

“Hawaiian Word for the Day — Ka Hua’olelo o Ka La”

  Judges of the Hawaiian Word for the Day contest. L-R: Chris Faye, curator, Kaua`i Museum; Isaiah Ka`auwai, counselor, KCC; Robert Lober, artist and architect. Photo by Anne E. O'Malley Student Art Exhibit Promotes Hawaiian Language The Hawaiian Word for the Day exhibit of student-rendered art illustrations will be on view for the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:38+00:00 September 14th, 2012|0 Comments

Kaua`i Museum 32nd Annual Lei Contest

The Kaua`i Museum 32nd Annual Lei Contest and May Day Celebration was a visual feast with floral fragrance, earning many islanders awards for their efforts. Among the awardees, Mary Lou Harchis won the Kaua`i Marriott Beach Club Award in the white and/or green category and the James Anderson Award in the pink-red category. [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:51+00:00 May 6th, 2012|0 Comments